Flames vs. Stars Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – NHL Playoffs First Round Game 7
The Calgary Flames and Dallas Stars meet in Game 7 of the NHL Playoffs First Round at Scotiabank Saddledome on Sunday, May 15, beginning at 9:30 PM ET. The series is knotted up 3-3. Flames (-195) versus Stars (+163) has a clear favorite, according to the moneyline odds. Find more below on the Flames vs. Stars betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Flames vs. Stars Spread and Betting Line
Flames vs Stars Betting Information
Flames vs. Stars Game Info
- Game Day: Sunday, May 15, 2022
- Game Time: 9:30 PM ET
- Location: Calgary, Alberta
- Arena: Scotiabank Saddledome
Computer Predictions for Flames vs. Stars
Computer picks for Flames vs Stars
Flames 4 Stars 2
Flames vs. Stars Betting Trends
In 73 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Calgary has won 46 times.
The Flames have a record of 24-9 this season while playing with their moneyline odds shorter than -195.
Calgary has a 66.1% chance of winning this game, looking at the moneyline odds.
Calgary Flames Leaders
Johnny Gaudreau has been a top contributor on Calgary this season, with 115 points in 82 games.
Matthew Tkachuk is contributing with 104 points (42 goals, 62 assists).
Elias Lindholm has scored 42 goals and added 40 assists through 82 games for Calgary.
Jacob Markstrom (37-15-9) has a goals against average of 2.2 on the season, and 1617 saves. His .922 save percentage is 10th-best in the league.
Calgary Flames Season Stats
The Flames’ 291 goals this season make them the sixth-best scoring team in the league.
The Flames have given up the third-fewest goals in NHL action this season, 206 (2.5 per game).
With a +85 goal differential, they’re ranked second-best in the league.
The Flames’ 54 power-play goals they’ve put up this season (on 237 power-play chances) are the 10th-most in the NHL.
The Flames have the league’s 10th-best power-play conversion rate at 22.8%.
The Flames’ seven shorthanded goals this season rank 12th.
The Flames’ 83.2% penalty-kill success rate is currently sixth-best in the NHL.
The Flames’ players win 51.1% of their faceoffs to rank 11th in the league.
The Flames shoot 10.0% as a team, ranked 12th-best in the league.
The Flames’ players are looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 22.4 hits and 11.7 blocked shots per game.
Stars vs. Flames Betting Trends
This season the Stars have 17 wins in the 38 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
Dallas has a record of 3-6 in games when oddsmakers list them +163 or longer on the moneyline.
The Stars have a 38.0% chance to win this game (implied from the moneyline).
Dallas Stars Leaders
Joe Pavelski’s 27 goals and 53 assists in 82 games give him 80 points on the season, making him a key part of his team’s offense.
Jason Robertson is crucial for Dallas’ attack with 79 total points (1.1 per game), including 41 goals and 38 assists through 74 games.
Dallas’ Roope Hintz has 72 points, courtesy of 37 goals (second on team) and 35 assists (fourth).
Jake Oettinger has a .914 save percentage (22nd in the league), with 1217 total saves, while allowing 114 goals (2.5 goals against average). He has compiled a 30-15-1 record between the posts for Dallas this season.
Dallas Stars Season Stats
The Stars have the league’s 21st-ranked scoring offense (233 total goals, 2.8 per game).
The Stars have conceded 244 total goals (3.0 per game) to rank 14th.
Their 20th-ranked goal differential is -11.
The Stars have recorded 54 power-play goals this season, which are 10th-best in the NHL (on 240 power-play chances).
The Stars’ power-play conversion rate (22.5%) ranks 11th in the league.
The Stars have scored seven shorthanded goals this season (12th in the NHL).
The 79.0% of opponent power plays the Stars kill is the 19th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
The Stars win 54.8% of their faceoffs. That’s the second-best percentage in the NHL.
The Stars are shooting 9.4% (19th in the league).
The Stars have yet to shut out an opponent this season.
Flames and Stars Injury Report
Flames: Sean Monahan: Out For Season (Hip), Tyler Parsons: Out For Season (Undisclosed)
Stars: Braden Holtby: Out (Lower Body), Vladislav Namestnikov: Out (Lower-body)
We have the Flames projected as our best bet on the moneyline in this game, and our pick against the spread is the Flames (-1.5). Our computer model has the scoring going over the total of 5.5 goals once the game has been played.
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